Columbus Newsroom


WATCH: Our Next on Stage Winners, Terrence and Willem, Chat with Richard Ridge! Photo WATCH: Our Next on Stage Winners, Terrence and Willem, Chat with Richard Ridge!
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Columbus

Our Next on Stage winners, Terrence Bogan and Willem Butler, are stopping by to chat with Richard Ridge today at 12pm ET! Tune in!
Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Pe Photo Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis, & Cheyenne Jackson Join Seth Concert Series For LIVE Performances
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Columbus

Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning stars of the stage and screen Norm Lewis, Megan Hilty, and Cheyenne Jackson will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series, the weekly virtual series based on Seth Rudetsky's international Broadway series that began at The Art House in Provincetown.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Winner Terrence Bogan's Path to Victory Photo VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Winner Terrence Bogan's Path to Victory
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Columbus

Terrence Bogan, a 2020 graduate of Mark T. Sheehan High School, has been crowned the high school winner of our first-ever singing competition, Next on Stage!
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Winner Willem Butler's Journey to the Top Photo VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Winner Willem Butler's Journey to the Top
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2020 in Columbus

Willem Butler, a 2022 graduate of Elon University, has been crowned the college winner of our first-ever singing competition, Next on Stage!
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE Winners Announced Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2020 in Columbus

We're announcing the winners of our first-ever Next on Stage singing competition! Who will win? Tune in to find out!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins t Photo Broken Records QuaranStreams- Cole Escola Joins to Talk Bernadette Peters Live!
by Ben Rimalower on July 06, 2020 in Columbus

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to actor and comedian Cole Escola about 'Bernadette Peters Live from Royal Festival Hall' in London. In this concert, Bernadette performs favorite songs from her career as well as many from the Sondheim catalogue, including numbers from 'Gypsy,' 'Follies,' 'Into the Woods,' 'Passion,' and more. She also sings songs from her album 'I'll Be Your Baby Tonight.' Cole Escola is known worldwide for his legendary Bernadette impression, and can currently be seen starring alongside Amy Sedaris in 'At Home with Amy Sedaris' on TruTV.
PAW PATROL LIVE! At The Ohio Theatre Rescheduled For April 3 and 4, 2021 Photo PAW PATROL LIVE! At The Ohio Theatre Rescheduled For April 3 and 4, 2021
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2020 in Columbus

The performances of PAW Patrol Live! a?oeThe Great Pirate Adventurea?? originally scheduled for August 28-30 at the Ohio Theatre have been rescheduled to April 3 and 4, 2021. This announcement comes following postponement and/or cancelations of numerous VStar Entertainment shows across the country due to COVID-19.
QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images? Photo QUIZ: Can You Guess the Hamilton Character from These Blurry Images?
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2020 in Columbus

These Hamilton pictures are a bit blurry... can you figure out which characters they are?
Renaissance Theatre Announces Safety Precautions Being Taken Upon Reopening Photo Renaissance Theatre Announces Safety Precautions Being Taken Upon Reopening
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2020 in Columbus

Renaissance Theatre has announced the precautions it is taking to ensure the health and safety of all patrons and staff.
Win A Ticket To The Seth Concert Series Starring Melissa Errico! Photo Win A Ticket To The Seth Concert Series Starring Melissa Errico!
by BWW Contests on July 01, 2020 in Columbus

We're giving two readers a chance to win a ticket to The Seth Rudetsky Concert Series starring Melissa Errico! The winners will receive a ticket to the virtual concert. Enter now!
QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character! Photo QUIZ: Match the Lyric to the Hamilton Character!
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Columbus

Think you know your @HamiltonMusical lyrics? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to see how well you do!
BWW Blog: BIG NEWS - An Interview with WCSU's Tim Howard Photo BWW Blog: BIG NEWS - An Interview with WCSU's Tim Howard
by Student Blogger: Bella Bosco on June 30, 2020 in Columbus

I'm so excited about today's post, featuring a conversation with the one and only, Tim Howard, Coordinator of the B.F.A. Musical Theatre program at Western Connecticut State University! 
Short North Stage Will Present Staged, Virtual JOHN & JEN This July Photo Short North Stage Will Present Staged, Virtual JOHN & JEN This July
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Columbus

Through a special arrangement with Broadway composer Andrew Lippa and Music Theatre International,  Short North Stage will present their first-ever virtual production: John & Jen, July 5-12.
How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online? Photo How Are Summer Theatre Camps Around the Country Making the Move to Online?
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2020 in Columbus

With social distancing still in place and the safety of campers as their main concerns, what are the country's summer theatre camps doing this summer?
QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You? Photo QUIZ: Which Obscure Hamilton Character Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in Columbus

Are you more of a Samuel Seabury or James Reynolds? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
Voting Now Open For Final Week Of Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE Photo Voting Now Open For Final Week Of Broadway's NEXT ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2020 in Columbus

Voting for the final week is now open! The nominees have submitted all new songs for you to listen to before casting your vote!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Celebrates HAMILTON Photo Exclusive: Broken Records QuaranStreams Celebrates HAMILTON on Disney+ with Andrea Burns!
by Ben Rimalower on June 29, 2020 in Columbus

In this episode, Ben and Daniel talk to Broadway star Andréa Burns about the Tony-winning musical 'In the Heights,' in which she originated the iconic role of Daniela. And in celebration fo the release of Hamilton on Disney+ (July 3), they also discuss the mega-hit musical and its creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda! Andréa has appeared in beloved shows such as 'Songs for a New World,' 'The Nance,' 'The Ritz,' and 'On Your Feet.' She is also currently the Monday guest host on Seth Rudetsky's acclaimed YouTube series 'Stars in the House.'
Photo Coverage: First look at Red Herring's THE MOTHER-LOGUES Photo Photo Coverage: First look at Red Herring's THE MOTHER-LOGUES
by Jerri Shafer on June 29, 2020 in Columbus

On Monday evening June 30th, 2020 at 7:00 PM, Red Herring will be premiering a live streaming platform with a series of monologues curated from across the globe by Vivian Lermond. Hosted by emcee Ruth Sternberg, watch Nikki Smith, Kristin Green, Josie Merkle, Catherine Cryan Erney, Samantha Stark, and Harold Yarborough, perform touching and tender monologues about mothers. Originally scheduled to celebrate Mother's Day in May, Red Herring has revived the show and is using it to debut a new YouTube channel. For the next few months Red Herring is shifting gears and reinventing itself to continue to provide audiences with provocative programs during these challenging times. They have converted their 49 seat black box theater into a television studio and will be broadcasting the event on their new YouTube channel. Please subscribe to see this show and future productions: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1pAqVcVfg7RLStULNd5fww
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3!
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2020 in Columbus

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 3 in the college category.
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE College Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Klena!
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2020 in Columbus

This week the judges will review the top 3 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.
QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz Photo QUIZ: Only People Who Had a Hamilton Phase Can Get an A+ on This Trivia Quiz
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2020 in Columbus

All of this hype for #Hamilfilm is making us feel like it's 2015 again! So many #Ham4Ham episodes and memorizing the entire show... take our ultimate Hamilton Phase quiz and see how well you do!
VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge De Photo VIDEO: The NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3 Announced TONIGHT With Guest Judge Derek Klena!
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2020 in Columbus

This week the judges will review the top 3 performers and provide feedback for them to use in their next performances which will be voted on by the public next week.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE High School Top 3!
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2020 in Columbus

You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 3 in the high school category.
QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which On Photo QUIZ: Everyone is a Combination of Act 1 and Act 2 Hamilton Characters. Which One Are You?
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in Columbus

We're getting excited for #Hamilfilm! Are you more of an Alexander/Philip or Laurens/Jefferson? Take our latest Hamilton quiz to find out!
Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend Photo Watch Lea Salonga & Seth Rudetsky Live In Concert (At Home) This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2020 in Columbus

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Lea Salonga will headline a live concert this weekend, June 28th at 9 AM ET with a replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 8 PM ET!